Love Is in the Air – level 1

23-08-2016 15:00

This news is from Rio. It is not about sports. It is about love. A Chinese diver proposes to his girlfriend. They are on a podium. He is very nervous. He does not know what she is going to say. She says yes!

They are not the only couple there. A Brazilian rugby player’s girlfriend proposed to her. They are on the pitch after the grand final. A British race walker proposes to his boyfriend. They are on Copacabana Beach. An American triple jumper proposes to his girlfriend. He does this after winning a silver medal.

This isn’t just the athletes. All the people are feeling the love and happiness in Rio.

Difficult words: propose (to ask somebody if they want to marry you and give them the ring), pitch (the place where you play rugby), athlete (a person who does sport on a professional level).

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